Posts Tagged ‘Fox’

Homer vs. Electronic Voting Machines in Upcoming "Simpsons" Episode; Groening in NYC

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2008
The New York Times reports that Homer Simpson will have a run-in with an electronic voting machine on the Nov. 2, 2008, episode of The Simpsons. The sequence “emerged on the Internet” this week, immediately drawing praise and criticism from political partisans, despite the producers’ claims that they were not attempting to make a political […]

Jeff Foxworthy Animated Sitcom Greenlit by Fox

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2008
The Fox network has greenlit a pilot for an animated comedy from comedian Jeff Foxworthy, according to a report in Variety. The comedy is reported to be about “a dysfunctional family set in the world of NASCAR.” Foxworthy will provide a voice for the show and will serve as executive producer as well. (via TZ […] Selling "Family Guy: The Total World Domination Collection"

by Dan Collinson August 28, 2008
In a follow up to a previous article, reports that the same Family Guy – Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack collection will be in a special collection called Family Guy: The Total World Domination Collection. The special collection will contain all 22 discs featuring every Family Guy DVD released (so far), including Family Guy Presents: […]

"Futurama: Bender’s Game" Announced

by Classic Speedyon August 5, 2008
Bender’s Game, the third Futurama direct-to-video film, will be released on 11/4/08 for both DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray ($39.98). Special features include a commentary track, a storyboard animatic, Futurama Genetics Lab, Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama featurette, How to Draw Futurama in 83 Easy Steps, 3D models featurette, a deleted scene, bloopers, Bender’s Anti-Piracy warning, […]

NY Times on "Horton Hears a Who" DVD Marketing Push; DVD Streets Dec. 9, 2008

by Ed Liuon July 28, 2008
The New York Times examines the upcoming marketing push by 20th Century Fox for the DVD release of the Horton Hears a Who feature film (free registration required). The article notes how Horton will appear in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, as a plush toy in Macy’s stores, with L’Oreal hair care products, and in […]

"The Simpsons" Season 11 DVD in October

by Classic Speedyon July 23, 2008
Fox announced the release date of the 11th season of The Simpsons. The 4-disc DVD set is scheduled for 10/7/08. *7/23/08 Update: Special features include commentary on every episode, deleted scenes, A Line From Matt Groening, The Many Faces of… (D’oh), Animation Showcase, and commercials. The limited edition packaging will be a Krusty the Clown […]

"Family Guy" Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack Announced

by Classic Speedyon July 23, 2008
Fox announced the Family Guy Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack, which is exactly the same as the Freakin’ Party Pack from 2007, but also contains the episode “Blue Harvest”, the upcoming volume 6 set, and American Dad volume 1. The packaging is slightly different as well. It’s priced at $169.98 and contains over 100 episodes spread […]

"Family Guy" Vol. 6 Announced

by Classic Speedyon July 22, 2008
The sixth volume of the Fox animated series Family Guy has a release date. The 3-disc set will be released on 10/21/08 for $39.98. 7/22/08 Update: The episodes included are the following: – No Meals on Wheels – Boys Do Cry – No Chris Left Behind – It Takes a Village Idiot, And I Married […]

Groening on "Simpsons Movie" Sequel

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2008
The Daily News reports on comments made by Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening at the Television Critics Association panel in Los Angeles, CA, where he stated that there will be a second Simpsons movie, although he has “no idea when,” adding, “The first one took us four years – mainly because we don’t like […]

Kevin Michael Richardson, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long Join "Cleveland Show" Voice Cast

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2008
Variety is reporting that Kevin Michael Richardson, Sanaa Lathan, and Nia Long will be joining the cast of The Cleveland Show, the Family Guy spinoff show announced earlier this year. Richardson will provide the voice of Lester, described as a white redneck who lives next door to the black title character Cleveland Brown. Lathan will […]